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  • Title: Ghost Warrior
  • Author: Lucia St. Clair Robson
  • ISBN: 9780812576092
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Here, at last, is the compelling story of Lozen, known as the Apache Joan of Arc When the US Army tries to drive the Chiricahua Apaches from their homeland, Lozen fights alongside Cochise, Geronimo, and Victorio in defense of her people Gifted with the power of far sight that allows her to see enemies miles away, she becomes an extraordinary shaman, warrior, horse thief,Here, at last, is the compelling story of Lozen, known as the Apache Joan of Arc When the US Army tries to drive the Chiricahua Apaches from their homeland, Lozen fights alongside Cochise, Geronimo, and Victorio in defense of her people Gifted with the power of far sight that allows her to see enemies miles away, she becomes an extraordinary shaman, warrior, horse thief, and healer For over one hundred years the Apaches have kept her memory alive.A sensitive treatment of a little known Native American figure, Ghost Warrior is a rich and powerful frontier tale filled with unforgettable characters, the famous and the infamous.
    Ghost Warrior Here at last is the compelling story of Lozen known as the Apache Joan of Arc When the US Army tries to drive the Chiricahua Apaches from their homeland Lozen fights alongside Cochise Geronimo a

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    1. This book dragged on forever without going anywhere I really wanted to love this book and had been looking forward to reading it, but Lucia St Clair Robson did not hold my attention with this one I have loved all of her other books This story about Lozen was so slow and never went anywhere I kept waiting for something to happen and it never did I just good not stick it out any longer, as I was forcing myself to read it the characters just kept getting all mixed up I finally had to give it up abo [...]

    2. Ms Robson is a skilled writer She makes the reader part of the setting, and one lives in the time in which the story takes place She illustrates the tragedy of the Apache nation as a people are ground under the heel of the encroaching settlers In Lozen, she brings alive a little known historical figure This woman s books never disappoint.

    3. I love reading Lucia St Clair Robson books She has the ability to transform me to that place and time so easily While she writes fiction, it is obvious that she has done her homework This story teaches us of a Native American woman who actually existed and was considered by her people to be a Shaman and leader during the last days before their freedom is stolen Lozen is her name She helped to hide her people from the US Army for many years Lozen was considered a horse whisperer, stealing many ho [...]

    4. It s hard for me to write this review because I know what an amazing accomplishment it is to write a book and Lucia St Clair Robson is one of my favorite authors Ride the Wind is one of my favorite books of all time Sometimes reality is interesting than fiction and that is the case with all the historical characters Lucia St Clair Robson writes about These people s livesey are epic and crazy and just utterly amazing And real These people really existed and did these things in a time when it see [...]

    5. It s hard for me to write this review because I know what an amazing accomplishment it is to write a book and Lucia St Clair Robson is one of my favorite authors Ride the Wind is one of my favorite books of all time Sometimes reality is interesting than fiction and that is the case with all the historical characters Lucia St Clair Robson writes about These people s livesey are epic and crazy and just utterly amazing And real These people really existed and did these things in a time when it see [...]

    6. This book, around 500 pages, I read the hardbound version took my than a week to read This week was spent savoring a tale crafted by a master Robson has done her research well The story is about the Apache Wars in New Mexico and Arizona during the 1850 s 1880 s First, Robson immerses us deeply into Apache folklore and culture We learn about why they had so many names and where some of the names like Victorio came from We already know that the Native Americans revered the land, but Robson share [...]

    7. Robson writes a well researched novel about Lozen, known as the Apache Joan of Arc Lozen didn t marry, she lived as a spiritual leader, healer and a warrior as she fought for decades with her brother Victorio to maintain their lands For anyone sweltering in the dessert heat in 2012, imagine what it was like for the Native Americans who lived there before air conditioning, supermarkets, and cars Robson shows how they lived, their love of laughter, their ribald joking, their love of stealing, and [...]

    8. Although I finished this book awhile back, I never returned to to tell you my final impressions on St.Clair Robson s book, Ghost Warrior This was a riveting book in all respects The characters were rich and multifaceted the plot made sense and had motivation and rationale The setting is, of course, one of my favorite the southwest during the Native American holocaust perpetrated by white settlers and soldiers, and initiated by the federal government These were characters and events that I wanted [...]

    9. Defying Apache tradition, Lozen declines marriage offers to train as a warrior and shaman She is her brother s right hand throughout his leadership and is a respected member of councils even after his death From her girlhood on her people s land in New Mexico to her death at a reservation in the swamps of Florida, it s continual atrocity on both sides between the indigenous tribes stealing and the US government business interests settlers lying widespread brutal murder , with a brief recess duri [...]

    10. Ghost Warrior took me into the early southwest with ease I enjoyed jumping from bands of natives to bands of whites, floating along the story with anticipation But, the title of the book is indeed ghost warrior and the author fell far short in depicting the miraculous mysterious life of a native medicine woman I am sure that Lozen had far power dreams that lead her thru her own self discovery as well as give her the ability to lead her people I love the mystery of the native shamans and it take [...]

    11. Lozen, the Ghost Warrior, completely eluded me I eagerly began this book, wanting to learn about the Apache of the Southwest I did learn about their brutal lifestyle, their wars with Mexico and the United States Army.every chapter was a new battle, another slaughter.Lozen was an unusual rider, a woman with visions and great spirit but as I waited for her life to evolve I couldn t wait for the book to end Each foray, each powwow became like the last eternal groundhog day.I was very disappointed [...]

    12. Several years ago I read two books by Lucia St Clair Robson and loved them The first was Ride the Wind and for the life of me I don t remember the name of the other BUTI thoroughly enjoyed them If you want a feel for what life was like during the settling of the West, this book is an excellent read It is told from the perspective of an Apache female and an Anglo man Their lives intersect throughout the book This gives you the perspective of an Apache whose lands were being gradually taken over b [...]

    13. I didn t like this book as much as I like St Clair Robson s other books Although Lozen s life was fascinating and she describes the scenery and action well I didn t connect to the main characters as much She tried to set up a love story and that didn t really work for me I wanted Lozen and less Rafe

    14. This is the story of Lozen, the beloved sister of Apache Chief Victorio A beautiful, valiant warrior and revered shaman who fought alongside Cochise, Geronimo, and her brother Apaches have kept the memory of their hero Lozen alive to this day.

    15. I am not much for Westerns But this one had me With it s strong female lead IF in fact this incredible lady relative of Geronimo did all of this, I bow to her and the great writer Robson who gave her rebirth in these pages Wow

    16. Incoherent because of all the strange, long winded names Kept tripping over all these names Can t even get to the story shame.

    17. So far , its very good , but I wished there was story about Lozen the woman worrier than rafe Collins , I think i will research Rafe Collins and see what his real story is in all this Fiction

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